Who is a refugee
A refugee is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country...
What types of refugees does Canada recognize?
Canada offers refugee protection to people who face persecution...
Why should First Vancouver CRC get involved?
The reasons are numerous. Jesus was a refugee in Egypt...
How are we getting involved?
First Vancouver CRC remains attentive and involved in how best to support newcomers to Canada, especially in our position as neighbours to the Welcome Centre. We will continue to make information about various opportunities available and here are a few suggestions:
The property directly North of our church building is a bustling hub of activity...
Videos, resources and bulletins from UNHCR, CRCNA and more
Private Sponsorship of Refugees
Information on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees
Resources for those Supporting and Sponsoring
Please note in regards to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees: Our focus is to assist refugees who are already in Canada to integrate here, and unfortunately we do not have the ability or the capacity to sponsor people from overseas. You can find a list of organizations in Canada who might be able to assist you with such requests here.